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World University and School {in a virtual world}

Welcome to World University and School Wiki
which anyone can add to or edit.
The Global, Virtual/Digital, Open, Free, {potentially Degree- and Credit-Granting},
Multilingual University & School
where anyone can teach or take a class or course


Welcome to World University and School, a global, virtual, digital, open, (potentially degree-granting - Ph.D., M.D., & Music School, etc.), free-to-students, university and school, with great universities (e.g. MIT, Ivy League Schools, Stanford, U.C. Berkeley, Oxford, T.U.M., Sorbonne, L.M.U., Juilliard Music School, Cambridge, Collège de France, Cal Tech, B.T.U., University of Chicago, etc.) as key web content generators, based on a Wikipedia with MIT Open Course Ware model, especially for the developing world, and for everyone.


Mission

World University & School's (http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University - like Wikipedia with MIT Open Course Ware) - mission is to facilitate all levels of teaching and learning opportunities (and potentially degrees, eventually) through an open, editable wiki in all languages, nation-states and subjects with great universities, and for One Laptop per Child countries and everyone.


Business Plan


Year 2010

"All Ways Free" to students. Budget for this in perpetuity (perhaps like Tokyo University and Scandinavian universities).


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Start World University & School, as a nonprofit corporation in California, U.S.A.


Engage General Manager and Head Fundraiser interns

Hire 2-10 interns this year


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Year 2011

Hire 20-70 interns this year


Plan for mobile video capable device acquisitions, like OLPC handhelds with video, for OLPC countries, to complement OLPC areas, and to reach out to other populations.

Plan for wiring some OLPC countries (New Guinea?) for video capability

Plan for Server farms?

Develop unique WUaS video publishing (e.g. WUaS's own open, free Ustream or Youtube) for some teaching and learning material.


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Year 2012


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Year 2013


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Year 2014

Begin degree granting process - Ph.D., M.D. Music Degrees, Bachelors


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Accept first degree students - Ph.D., Medical Degrees, Music Degrees, Bachelors


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1st year of credit and degree granting

First groups of students matriculate (in partnership with great Universities? All online)

toward the following degrees

Ph.D.s (in 4 different disciplines) (M.A. as part of the process) M.D.s (4 students) Music School (4 instruments, or areas, composition, theory, etc.) Bachelor degrees (in 4 different disciplines) Watsu certificate program Focus on enjoyment?


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Year 2015

online Law School opens (Harvard?)


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2nd year for these 16 students


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Year 2016

online Dental School opens with students (with Michigan?)


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3rd year for these 16 students


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Year 2017

online Veterinary Medicine School opens (with Cornell?)


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Medical students (and Music School? students) graduate - first Medical Degrees and Music Degrees at WUaS


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4th year of credit and degree granting


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Year 2018


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Undergraduate students (and Music School? students) graduate - first 4 Bachelor degrees


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5th year of credit and degree granting

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Year 2019


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6th year of credit and degree granting

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Year 2020


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first Ph.D.s graduate


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Year 2021


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Year 2022


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Year 2023


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Year 2026


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Year 2027


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14th year of credit and degree granting


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